05/04/2017 18:58

Metropolitan cities call for greater funding and legal means to guarantee the right to housing

Right to housing. The municipalities are demanding increased funding from the state for housing, and for abusive rents either to be regulated or for powers and funding to be passed onto cities.

22/03/2017 13:39

Seven metropolitan municipalities unite to defend public water management

Ecology. The network, open to other municipalities and entities, is made up of Barcelona, Badalona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, El Prat de Llobregat, Sabadell, Santa Coloma de Gramenet and Terrassa.

08/03/2017 13:51

“An imperative for the reduction of emissions in the city”

Mobility. The Mayor, Ada Colau, opened the second session of the international Tramway-City Conference today, which brings together mobility experts from all over the world for two days.

27/02/2017 13:02

“Prosperity and equality, development and sustainability”

Technology. Besides hosting the most important mobile phone congress in the world, we need to ensure new technology provides opportunities and does not accentuate inequality or create social divides.

15/02/2017 14:56

‘Volem acollir’, a call to fill the streets of Barcelona

Refuge City. The demonstration ‘Volem acollir’ sets off from Pl. Urquiaona at 4 pm on Saturday, 18 February, and ends up in the Barceloneta neighbourhood.

14/02/2017 19:38

Technology features in all ten city districts for Mobile Week BCN

MWeekBCN. The programme of parallel and prior activities for the Mobile World Congress has been boosted.

10/02/2017 12:41

The city’s children call for refugees to be taken in

Santa Eulàlia. Pupils taking part in the drafting of the Children’s Proclamation for the Santa Eulàlia festivities read out their proposals to make Barcelona a reception city.

01/02/2017 14:16

Six cities in the metropolitan area to use the software

Participation. An agreement with Localret and Barcelona Provincial Council means other municipalities can make use of the technological platform for citizen participation.

19/01/2017 16:02

Common front by all Catalan administrations to stand up for energy rights

Social rights. Provincial councils, municipalities and the Government of Catalonia all coincide on a single agreement obliging companies to bear half the cost of energy poverty.

16/01/2017 19:42

Barcelona, a city between two rivers

Municipal. Ada Colau announces the Plan Delta, a boost for the Llobregat area which complements and builds on the municipal and metropolitan action in the Besòs area.

10/01/2017 17:40

Universities, research centres and business schools are decisive for economic development

Knowledge. The Mayor has pledged to promote a shared dialogue with the aim of consolidating Barcelona as a city of universities and knowledge.

15/12/2016 16:55

Sharing transparency strategies to strengthen democracy

Transparency. The Mayor inaugurated the first international seminar on transparency by the AMB to look at questions of ethics in public management.


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